Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
finnCap 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
Cantor Fitzgerald 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
Kepler Cheuvreux 11% 44% 22% 77.7%
Jefferies Interna... 17% 13% 40% 70.0%
Berenberg 10% 25% 30% 65.0%
Peel Hunt 23% 14% 27% 63.6%
Goldman Sachs 10% 19% 33% 61.8%
Citigroup 13% 27% 20% 60.0%
Numis 10% 20% 30% 60.0%
Exane BNP Paribas 11% 11% 33% 55.5%
Barclays Capital 16% 16% 24% 55.3%
Macquarie 5% 27% 23% 54.5%
JP Morgan Cazenove 18% 14% 18% 50.1%
Deutsche Bank 15% 5% 30% 50.0%
RBC Capital Markets 13% 13% 25% 50.0%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
finnCap 100.00%
N+1 Singer 33.33%
Peel Hunt 22.73%
Liberum Capital 19.35%
JP Morgan Cazenove 17.86%
Jefferies International 16.67%
HSBC 16.00%
Barclays Capital 15.79%
Deutsche Bank 15.00%
Citigroup 13.33%
RBC Capital Markets 12.50%
Exane BNP Paribas 11.11%
Kepler Cheuvreux 11.11%
Berenberg 10.00%
Numis 10.00%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
Cantor Fitzgerald 100.00%
Jefferies International 40.00%
Exane BNP Paribas 33.33%
Goldman Sachs 33.33%
Deutsche Bank 30.00%
Morgan Stanley 30.00%
Numis 30.00%
Berenberg 30.00%
Peel Hunt 27.27%
Credit Suisse 25.93%
RBC Capital Markets 25.00%
Barclays Capital 23.68%
Shore Capital 23.08%
Macquarie 22.73%
Kepler Cheuvreux 22.22%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
Beaufort Securities 50.00%
Kepler Cheuvreux 44.44%
Panmure Gordon 42.86%
Societe Generale 40.00%
Bryan Garnier 33.33%
Macquarie 27.27%
Citigroup 26.67%
Berenberg 25.00%
Numis 20.00%
Morgan Stanley 20.00%
Goldman Sachs 19.05%
Barclays Capital 15.79%
Credit Suisse 14.81%
JP Morgan Cazenove 14.29%
Peel Hunt 13.64%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Investec 100.00%
Bryan Garnier 66.67%
N+1 Singer 66.67%
Liberum Capital 64.52%
Shore Capital 61.54%
Societe Generale 60.00%
Panmure Gordon 57.14%
HSBC 56.00%
Credit Suisse 51.85%
Deutsche Bank 50.00%
RBC Capital Markets 50.00%
Beaufort Securities 50.00%
Morgan Stanley 50.00%
JP Morgan Cazenove 46.43%
Macquarie 45.45%